The University of Manchester
World War I
The Great War had a profound impact on the University. In this centenary year we remember the contribution of our staff and students.
The Manchester experience
This is a university and a city with endless possibilities.
Computer games developed to prevent falls in the elderly
Manchester experts have helped to develop new computer games that are designed to reduce the likelihood of falls at home and in the community among older people.
Manchester to host commercial graphene workshops
Manchester’s National Graphene Institute will open to some of the world’s leading companies to discuss the commercialisation of graphene applications.
Manchester honoured for back-to-work initiative
The University has been highly commended in the Green Gown Awards for an initiative that helps unemployed people in disadvantaged areas to improve their employment prospects.
Watch the trailer for the British Election Study
The new film, titled ‘The British Election Study: Understanding British Democracy’, launches on 9 December.
University Library wins Digital Preservation Award
The University of Manchester Library received the Safeguarding the Digital Legacy award at the international Digital Preservation Awards.
New insight into common cause of blindness
Scientists have identified an important new factor behind one of the major causes of blindness, which they hope could lead to new treatments.
Rutherford’s secret war mission helped pioneer sonar
Manchester scientist Ernest Rutherford – famed for splitting the atom – also deserves better recognition for helping to pioneer a system we now know as sonar.
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